Power Outage in Newport News, VA

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I live on wickham avenue in newport newports and the power is off for the entire block just after 3 am

Quan | March 12, 2022  

137 Whitman Road, Newport News. Power went out for a minute and its not raining/windy.

Alex | August 10, 2021  

I live at 1 valentine ct, Newport News ‘This is the second time the power has gone off this week, Tonight it went off just after midnight, and is still off.

Scott Golrich | August 19, 2020  

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Power Outage FAQs

What is Power Outage?

Power outage (also called a power cut, a power blackout, power failure or a blackout) is a short-term or a long-term loss of the electric power to a particular area.

What Causes Power Outages?

  • Severe weather (high winds, lightning, winter storms, heat waves, rain or flooding can cause damage to power lines or equipment);
  • Other damage to electric transmission lines (vehicle accidents, trees, and animals can cause damage to power lines or equipment);
  • Repairing, maintenance or upgrades on power lines and equipment.

What are the Top Outage Safety Tips?

  • Stay away from the downed power lines, park vehicles in protected areas;
  • Unplug appliances and electronics, limit cell phone use to conserve battery life;
  • Use portable generators outdoors only, well away from open windows and doors;
  • Pack perishable foods into a cooler, keep refrigerator and freezer doors shut as much as possible.

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Newport News, Virginia

City Newport News
County Newport News
State Virginia (VA)
Country United States
Zip Codes 23601, 23602, 23603, 23605, 23606, 23607, 23608, 23609, 23612, 23628